Although he is best recognized as a television actor, Thad Luckinbill, made several appearances on the big screen during the early 2000s. Thad’s effort in entertainment has earned a lot of fame and recognition. He has three Academy Award nominations in three different categories in his name, they include; Best Original Score, Best Cinematography and Best Sound Editing. More about the actor, as well as his twin brother as you keep reading.
Thad Luckinbill – Bio
The famed movie and television actor was born with the given name of Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill. His birth happened on the 24th of April 1975 and his American nationality is clearly indicated by his place of birth – Enid Oklahoma, in the United States. There is no relevant information on the identity of his parents but reports say they manage their own electrical company.
Thad was born alongside his twin brother Trent Luckinbill who is younger than him by 12 minutes, though he has changed the color of his hair; they still look very much alike. The movie producer started exhibiting several artistic talents right from his formative years. His family members attend the Emmanuel Baptist Church where he played an active role as a chorister in the church choir.
On the academic front, he is an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma where he graduated from with a Business Finance major. It was only after he accomplished his college degree that he started his career in entertainment. His debut role in the show business was achieved on the set of Undressed – the MTV anthology series which came to light in 1999. We can conveniently say that this role gave him an inroad into what is known as his best role, portraying the character of JT Hellstrom on the set of The Young and the Restless – a TV soap opera where he was featured for nearly a decade, starting from 1999 and terminated in 2010. In spite of his extended tenure on the series, Thad Luckinbill still found enough time to make guest appearances on many popular TV shows during the 2000s.
The actor’s hobbies include surfing, playing volleyball, as well as boxing. He enjoys working out at the gym during his leisure time and is also a great fan of basketball and from time to time, he plays on the side of the basketball team Hollywood Knights.
Parents, Twin Brother
There is a dearth of information on the identity of his parents but they earn a living from managing their own electrical company. However, there are sufficient details on his identical twin brother who goes by the name of Trent Luckinbill and he is an LA-based legal practitioner. He once made an on-screen appearance as a corpse lying alongside his identical twin as both were cast as the victims of murder in the last episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, “To the Boy in the Blue Knit Cap”.
The twin brothers also appear to have a good business sense because, in 2013, they collaborated with renowned producer Molly Smith (known for her work on The Blind Side and P.S. I Love you) and floated a production company named Black Label Media. The company had worked with some of the top guys in Hollywood and has movies like Sicario, The Good Lie, as well as Demolition under their belt.
Thad’s relationship history is no secret, on the 3rd of March 2007; he tied the nuptial knot with Amelia Heinle – his co-star on the set of Young and the Restless. Thad was cast in the role of Amelia’s ex-husband in the series. Their marriage endured for 10 long years before Thad filled for a divorce at the LA Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences.
Their union produced a couple of kids, their first child, a boy named Thaddeus Jr. was born on the 2nd of November 2007. Thaddeus Jr. soon became a brother to Georgia, their daughter who announced her entrance on the 17th of December 2009. While filing for the divorce, the famed actor also filed for the joint custody of their kids.
Important to note that Thad Luckinbill is not Amelia’s first husband, she had a son from a previous marriage whom Thad played the role of stepfather to.
According to available records, Thad Luckinbill has amassed a net worth estimated at over $3 million. The major source of his wealth is attributed to his numerous roles on both the small and big screens. His movie production company has also contributed to a good portion of his wealth.